Chapter 14,15,16,17 Timeline
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Homestead Act The Homestead Acts were several laws in the United States. An applicant could acquire ownership of government land or the public domain. It was typically called a "homestead.”
Dawes Act The Dawes Act of 1887 authorized the President of the United States to survey Native American tribal land. It divided it into allotments for individual Native Americans. It helped with distruibution.
Curtis Act The Curtis Act of 1898 was an amendment to the United States Dawes Act. it resulted in the break-up of tribal governments and communal lands in Indian Territory (now Oklahoma). The Five Civilized Tribes of Indian Territory: the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Muscogee (Creek), Cherokee, and Seminole.
Crazy Snake Rebellion The Crazy Snake Rebellion, also known as the Smoked Meat Rebellion or Crazy Snake's War, was an incident in 1909. At times was viewed as a war between the Creek people and American settlers. It should not be confused with an earlier, bloodless, conflict in 1901 involving much of the same people.
Boomers were organized Boomers is the name given to settlers in the Southern United States who attempted to enter the Unassigned Lands in what is now the state of Oklahoma in 1879. Boomers preceded by a decade to the Sooners. Settlers who entered the Unassigned Lands just prior to the April 22, 1889 official opening.
Boomers Invaded Indian Territory The Boomers planned ahead for the run. Prior to President Grover Cleveland opening them to settlement by signing the Indian Appropriations Act. This was on 1889 on March 2, 1889 they planed what they were going to do.
Harrison's Horse Race This was a nickname given to land run of 1889. Everyone had horses running to claim land. They had sticks to stick and claim in the ground there plot.
Indian Appropriations Act These treaties, which took much time and effort to finalize. It was ceased with the passage of the 1871 Indian Appropriation Act. Declaring that "no Indian nation or tribe" would be recognized "as an independent nation, tribe, or power with whom the United States may contract by treaty."
Glen Pool Opened By summer 1906 the field was formally named at a meeting held in Sapulpa. Meanwhile, fifty to one hundred wells being drilled simultaneously produced a massive production problem. Inadequate storage caused much of the oil to be held in large earthen pits, which often overflowed to spill oil across the countryside.
Guthrie Became Capital State capital moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City. At the stroke of midnight on June 12, 1910, Oklahoma Gov. Charles N. Haskell signed a document declaring the capital of the 2-year-old state was now in Oklahoma City, and the state seal was whisked out of Guthrie for a "wild 30-mile automobile ride" to the new capital.
Enabling Act The Enabling Act of 1906, in its first part, empowered the people residing in Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory to elect delegates. They were invited to a state constitutional convention. Also subsequently to be admitted to the union as a single union.
Organic Act In United States law, an organic act is an act of the United States Congress that establishes a territory of the United States and specifies how it is to be governed. Or an agency to manage certain federal lands. In the absence of an organic law a territory is classified as unorganized.
M.K.T Entering Indian Territory M.K.T Was the Missouri, Kansas, Texas Railroad. They got it through Indian Territory for faster service. The first place they reached was Fort Gibson.
Payne Tried by Parker In March 1881 the government prosecuted Payne at Fort Smith, Arkansas, before Judge Isaac Parker, who ruled against the Boomer leader. The only legal action that could be brought against Payne was a federal law levying a thousand-dollar fine for a second intrusion into Indian Territory. Payne, however, had no money or property against which the fine could be assessed. News of his arrest only made him more popular on the frontier and further publicized his cause.
Proclamation Of Oklahoma Roosevelt issued Presidential Proclamation 780 admitting Oklahoma as the forty-sixth state. Oklahoma became a state in the early 1900s. It was one of the last states to become one.
State Of Sequoyah The State of Sequoyah was a proposed state to be established from the Indian Territory. It was in the eastern part of present-day Oklahoma. The Convention President was Pleasent Porter
Oklahoma Constitutional Convention The Oklahoma Constitutional Convention opened in Guthrie on November 20, 1906. William H. Murray was elected chairman of the convention. Charles N. Haskell was elected the majority floor leader by the Democrats, and Henry Asp was elected minority floor leader by the Republicans. William Jennings Bryan came to encourage the delegates to write, "the very best constitution ever written." Bryan proposed that they accomplish this by consulting previously written state constitu
101 Ranch Established Miller Brothers 101 Ranch. The Miller Brothers 101 Ranch was a 110,000-acre (45,000 ha) cattle ranch in the Indian Territory of Oklahoma before statehood. Located near modern-day Ponca City, it was founded by Colonel George Washington Miller, a veteran of the Confederate Army, in 1893.
Oklahoma Territory is Created Most of all, a large majority of the people of the Territory of Oklahoma simply wanted the creation of a state that would enable them to mold their future. The Oklahoma Enabling Act of 1906 allowed the writing of the constitution. The territorial period officially ended on statehood day, November 16, 1907.
Langston University It was founded as a land grant college through the Morrill Act of 1890. It was officially established by House Bill 151 on March 12, 1897, as the Colored Agricultural and Normal University. Agricultural, mechanical and industrial arts.
Dawes Commission The American Dawes Commission, named for its first chairman Henry L. Dawes. It was authorized under a rider to an Indian Office appropriation bill, March 3, 1893. It convinced the five civilized tribes
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